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It’s a hippo invasion.
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Drug lord Pablo Escobar smuggled four hippos into his own personal zoo during the 1980’s. But wild hippos are usually only native to Africa and their escape after Escobar’s death has left Colombia with an unexpected problem. Due to reproduction, there are now dozens roaming around one of the country’s rivers.

This episode looks at how the presence of these hippos affects Colombia’s biodiversity and how people became fond of their presence.

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cool goggles kid
Why couldn’t have it been elephants or something :)
Arthur Mckormack
They should just throw a toaster into the swamp and seal the deal.
Ian Green
Don't "hunt" them, just make them (into) dinner. I'm sure there'd be deep pockets willing to fully cover the costs.
You need to make those fences higher and stronger!! That’s it. I’m from Colombia and I agree, we shouldn’t be killing them! Also, when will our country stop being linked to this murderer’s name!!!! 😒😒😒😒😒😒
seckin bilgic
*সিমস লাইক রোহিঙ্গাস ইন টেকনাফ😕*
বাংলাদেশের সমস‍্যা
Tooma Babi
Floating potats
Isabel Kuffel
Total shark attacks in 2018: 130
Total hippo attacks in 2018: 500
The hippo population will follow a typical exponential growth curve. Slow at first and then increasingly faster and once established in the Amazon basin they will be impossible to eradicate. There are no other amphibious mega herbivores on the continent which means there is an unoccupied niche for them to exploit.
Jagjit Roudh
Maybe trump should build his wall here instead.
Don sprash
Just let them be is not like they are aliens
If you hunt them, eat them.. VERY simple solution. Why is hunting other animals for food ok but not hippos? They aren't really endangered. Cows are more peaceful but are among the most slaughtered and eaten animal.
Blade Runner
I thought elephant kills more
23 Savage
I wish they would just get to the point
Why don't the government start a program for the locals to hunt the hippos for food. Or start hippo farms for exporting hippo meat in cans to other countries. It bring revenue to the country of Colombia. Wild game stores in the USA will be glad to have such an item on the market. That will help solve the problem.
dark link
Love this story, thx for bringing it up
Graeme Murphy
Shoot them
salih al fawzan
just bring in 20 lions and surround the area for a year
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I Waterproofed Myself With Aerogel! How this drug lord created 1 day ago   12:22

Aerogel has extraordinary properties but it can be tough to work with. This video looks at modifying aerogels to take advantage of their unique characteristics.
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Huge thanks to Dr. Stephen Steiner and the crew at Aerogel Technologies. To find out more or buy your own aerogel sample, check out:

Thanks to Dr. Steven Jones and Dr. Mihail Petkov at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

And thanks to FLIR for loaning us the awesome high definition thermal camera. The footage is amazing!

Aerogel’s extraordinary properties are due in large part to its structure. Aerogel is a solid but on the nanoscale it has a mesh or sponge-like structure. The struts of this structure are nanoscale, as are the pores at around 20nm across. This makes silica aerogel incredibly light (it was once the lightest solid but has now been superseded by graphene aerogel), transparent and adsorbent.

An ice-cube sized piece of aerogel has an internal surface area roughly equal to half a football field. Aerogel is used in high end museum cases to regulate humidity. Plus it helps maintain the vacuum on the Mars Insight seismometers - it adsorbs moisture and other outgassed volatiles that come from the spacecraft itself. Proposed uses include as a physical insecticide by ‘drying out insects’ reducing the need for chemical and toxic pesticides.

Special thanks to all my Patreon supporters especially those who contributed feedback to an earlier draft of this video:
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